Upon closer inspection, Ive noticed that the vertical shaft that fits into the cassette, has a prong missing or broken which might be resulting in it not fitting snugly into the cassette, to turn it. Hence the ribbon is not advancing. Any suggestions on what to do>?
I am less than tech savvy mom who just bought her daughter the captioned. It is in great condition except for the fact that the ribbon does not advance. It keeps typing in the same spot and runs that space out of ink. Can anyone help me fix it please? I would be very grateful!
I’m new to this thread - I recently bought a Smith Corona 470 for my daughter and somehow the ribbon cassette doesn’t move forward. It keeps typing in the same spot and the ribbon runs out of ink. I even bought new replacement ribbon but still the same issue. I read about an “E” clip...